Turkey holds 2nd safe zone joint patrols with US in N. Syria
US and Turkish troops conducted their second joint ground patrol on Tuesday within a planned safe zone in northern Syria, along the Syrian-Turkish border.
SECOND JOINT PATROL
A convoy of four armored Turkish Armed Forces vehicles in the southeastern Sanliurfa province crossed the border and met with a US military convoy to join the joint land patrol.
The Turkish and US forces are set to conduct a land patrol in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.
On Aug. 7, Turkish and US military officials agreed to set up a safe zone in northern Syria and develop a peace corridor to facilitate the movement of displaced Syrians who want to return home. They also agreed to establish a joint operations center.